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TCBSPAYNOVEMBER «. 188S-
DEMOCRATIC NATIONAL, TICKET.
GROVER CLEVELAND, of New York.
ALLEN G. THURMAN, of Ohio.
To enforce frugality in public expcKdllura and
mbeUth unnecessary taxation.
For Sixth District.
KIEL B. TERRY, of Fresno.
Democratic State Electoral Ticket.
tC. P. BERRY, of Sutter.
AtLarge... B d. MURPHY, of Santa Clara.
Ist District FRED BERINGKR,"Of Bonoma.
Bd District A. CAMINETTI, of Amador.
Sd District .C. A. JENKINS, of Sacramento.
4th District P. J. MURPHY,of San Francisco.
SthDißtrict. N. BOWDEN, of Santa Clara.
6th District. BYRON WATERS, of San B'dmo.
Democratic State Ticket.
Chief Justice NILES SEARLES, of Nevada
Associate Justice .JEREMIAH SULLIVAN,of
Democratic County Ticket.
Wtfc District VICTOR MONTGOMERY
76th Bistrict 8. A. WALDRON.
77th District A. R. STREET
District W M McFADDEN
,H. K. 8. O'MELVENY.
Long Term lA. W. HUTTON.
Short Term W. T. KENDRICK.
Sheriff T. E. ROWAN.
County Treasurer -E. E. HEWITT.
County Clerk H S. PAKCBLS.
Connty Auditor C. B. J. WHI rE.
County Recorder GEORGE HESRMAMN.
Pnblfo Administrator A-i,,^, I ,^-
Tax Collector. OMRI BULLIS.
District Attorney .„„ J .i? ?. U £R£
Connty Coroner JOHN L MeCOY.
Connty Surveyor 8. H. finuei .
Sd District A. OSTHOFF.
Iffi District J W \ENABIF
»th District ._. _.GEORGE BESSONETT.
City and Township.
~_ . SO. H. VIOLET.
City Justices J3. B. LOCKWOOD.
Township Justice .WM. CRAWFORD
« 7Z (CHAS. ROBERTS.
Constables > R . j. domINGUEZ.
To Democratic Voters.
To-day the National election takes
place. Let every Democratic voter
in the country go to the polls and
cast a straight Democratic ticket. Let
no business nor other consideration pre
vent you from doing this duty to your
country. Scrutinize carefully the ticket
you east. There will be many bogus
tickets in the field. Do not let yourself
be deceived. Cast the straight regular
Democratic ticket, and do not scratch it.
The Herald will have a wire and
operator in its editorial rooms the night
of the election and subsequently, and
returns from all parts oi the Union will
come directly to the office.
We shall be in constant receipt of
returns from the earliest moment after
the count has commenced j and we have
arranged to display the results upon a
conspicuous canvas, lit up at night by a
reflecting electric light of great power.
Tbe people of Los Angeles will thus be
given the returns as fast as they come in ;
and will, indeed, taking the advantage
we have in the difference of time, know
results at the East three hours in advance
of their publication in that part of the
Voters Get Your Register Numbers.
Reports reach this office that at the
late Charter election in one precinct in
this city twenty-five voters lost their
votes, being told at the polls that they
were not on the Great Register. This
was in spite of the fact that they had
previously voted at other elections since
the Great Register then in use had been
printed. At the election to-day similar
tactics may be attempted. All voters
should be sure to consult the
Great Register at the polls before going
to vote. Let them get their register num
ber as well as their names, and thus make
sure of their votes. In getting a ballot
be sure yon have tbe regular Democratic
ticket, and vote it straight. If all our
men make sure to vote we will carry
this State for Cleveland and Thurman.
White and Herrmann.
C. E. J. White is out for Auditor, and
Geortje Herrmann for Recorder. One
represents the old-timers, and the other
belongs to the young men who are mak
ing so fine a name for California as the
Native Sons of the Golden West. Mr.
White has been in the county
for years, and has done much to
develop its latent resources. Mr. Herr
mann is comparatively at the threshold
of life, bnt has already in many ways
done much to show that there is no lack
of sterling material in him. No pair of
candidates on the ticket has made.'a more
thorough canvass of the county than
these two. They were at all points, and
their appearance, too, never failed to
enlist sympathy for them and the entire
ticket. Vote for them.
Repubuoans claim New York by only
forty thousand. They claim the country
districts themselves by only seventy
three thousand. That gives Cleveland
tbe city of New York and its suburbs by
less than thirty-three thousand. Such
claims are childish.
L»t the decision of California against
Chinese immigration be recorded to-day
bjr the choice of Cleveland. j
THE LOS ANGELES DAILY HERALD: TUESDAY MORNING. NOVEMBER 3. 1888,
In their desperation at the inevitable
defeat which awaits Colonel Banbury
the Republicans are scattering about a
lot of circulars which are as silly as tbey
are mischievous, calumnious and mis
leading. In these offensive publications
General E. E. Hewitt is held up as a
tool of the Farmers' and Merchants'
Bank; and as a man who, if elected,
would go back on his pledges to dis
tribute the county moneys in the banks
he named in an interview with a reporter
of the Herald, afterwards confirmed by
him in a letter to this journal, and "in
such other banks as approved themselves
to be safe and responsible."
Who that knows Ned Hewitt would
class him as the tool of any man ? The
gallant soldier on the battlefields in
Mexico which assured California to the
Union, the capable railway adminis
trator, the man of iron will, what voter
in his senses questions Hewitt's inten
tion to do what he says? What act in
his career justifies tbe imputation of
weakness or duplicity ? Fortunately for
the result of the fight for County Treas
urer, nearly all the voters of Los
Angeles know Gen. Hewitt. They
know that in the past he dis
charged the duties of the position for
whioh he is again a candidate with con
spicuous ability and integrity. They
know that his word is as good as his
bond, and that they can safely trust him
with the large sums that will go into his
hands as County Treasurer. He has
been tried and not found wanting. The
directness and completeness of his
pledges, so at variance with the evasive
utterances of Banbury, show that he re
tains hiß old and approved character of
On the other hand, what do the public
know about Banbury as a financier ? Not
one of his supporters can point to any
thing in his career which would in
spire the confidence of business men.
We are asked to intrust the revenues
of the county, amounting to millions, to
the custody of a callow and inexperi
enced financier, while his opponent has
handled the vast revenues of a powerful
railway company as well as the funds of
the county to the perfect satisfaction oi
If Col. Hewitt is elected the people
have the assurance of a man of honor
and established character that, the county
moneys will be deposited in a large num
ber of banks, whose names he has given.
Should Col. Banbury be elected it is well
understood that these moneys will be
deposited iv a limited number of
favored banks. He has practised
extreme reticence about the matter be
cause he is the candidate of these banks,
and must do their will to be elected. To
employ a favorite argument of Gen.
Hewitt's opponents, "these banks will
furnish Col. Banbury's bonds," and they
will exact all the guarantees they deem
A vote for Gen. Hewitt is a vote to dis
tribute the county funds amongst the
larger number of banks.
In connection with the unscrupulous
attacks against Gen. Hewitt which are
the basis of this article, the names of the
Farmers & Merchants' Bank and
of Mr. I. W. Hellman are lugged
in, and that in a most fantastic
'and slanderous fishion. The President
of the Farmers and Merchants' Bank is
accused of retarding development in Los
Angeles county by loaning two million
dollars up in San Francisco and in New
York, leaving our own citizene to suffer.
He is charged with having checked the
German Savings Bank of San Francisco
in its policy of making liberal loans in
Los Angeles. He is further charged
with controlling and owning General
Hewitt, and there is more of this gauzy
and ridiculous stuff.
Of course all this is meant for new
comers to Los Angeles. There is a
large new vote in this county,
and the calculation is that a robust
lie will here and there have its effect.
All old residents of Los Angeles know
that Mr. Hellman has got rich here, that
be loves the theater of bis successful
efforts and that he is, above all things, a
highly sagacious business man. As a
matter of fact, all old-timers know that
Mr. Hellman has aided thousands of
people to make and retain competencies.
Held up as a Shylock, he has never ex
acted compound interest in his life, and
he has never been known to foreclose
a mortgage except in the rare in
stance when it was necessary to
do so to protect the bank over which
he presided. The story of his large
loans in San Francisco and New York
is all bosh, and is known to be so by
those who concocted it. No more pub
lic-spirited citizen than Isaias W. Hell
man has figured in Los Angeles during
the past twenty years.
Cut suppose it was otherwise? What
then ? General Hewitt is pledged to a
general and impartial distribution of the
public funds. He has placed himself
explicitly on record. Then vote for him,
and get a good official who has proven
the metal that is in him.
Levy and Builts.
S. Levy is the Democratic candidate
for Public Administrator, and Omri Bul
lis c spires to serve the good citizens of
the county as Tax Collector. Mr. Levy
has already filled public office very ac
ceptably, and the County Board of Su
pervisors have honored Mr. Bullis by
selecting him to fill out the unexpired
term of a defaulting Republican in the
office of Tax Collector. With such well
knQwn men as Messrs. Levy and Bullis
to the fore it is beyond question that
there will be no defalcations under their
administration. Vote for them.
Some of the sharp workers of the Re
publican party were closeted in a room
all day Sunday and yesterday making
changes in Democratic ballots. They
had secured thousands of gennine Demo
cratic tickets, which they changed by
striking ont the name of "E. E. Hewitt"
for Treasurer and substituting that of
'J. Banbury." These mutilated tickets
nave been sent all over the county. The
question is, how did they obtain these
tickets? As the County Committee, to
save a few dollars, gave out the tickets
to be printed to the lowest bidder, tbey
got cheap work, with the result that
their tickets could be had days in
advance by the enemy.
Every vote cast for Harrison and Mor
ton is a vote to repeal the Exclusion Act
and re-open the gates of the Pacific Coast
to unlimited Chinese immigration.
The Legislatve Ticket.
For State Senator in the Thirty-ninth
District the Democratic party has nomi
nated Victor Montgomery, of Santa Ana.
He is a lawyer well known in all parts
of the district he aspires to represent.
He has lived in the district for many
years, and his life is an open book to all
his constituents. Capable, industrious,
painstaking, horest in public life and
spotless in private life, his is a model
character. Good citizens who would con
sult the best interests of themselves and
of their neighbors will see that Judge
Montgomery is sent to Sacramento to
take part in framing laws for the good
government of this great State.
With him are named for the Assem
bly S. A. Waldron, Seventy-sixth Dis
trict ; A. B. Street, Seventy-seventh Dis
trict; W. M. McFadden, Seventy-eighth
District. These are all gentlemeu of high
reputation in their respective neighbor
hoods. Mr. Waldron is a farmer, a man
of large information, as all know who
have heard him discuss the complicated
tariff issue on the stump. Mr. Street is
a civil engineer who stands very high in
his profession in this city. He is partic
ularly the representative of the working
men in this section. Mr. McFadden
has done many things in his time,
and has done them all well. His expe
rience as an educator in the public
schools of the Stal" wiil be valuable in
her legislative hal!«, and his knowledge
of the wants of or t farmers in general
and of our fruit-giuwers in particular will
be no less so. Los Angeles county would
be singularly happy in being represented
at Sacramento by such men as Victor
Montgomery, S. A. Waldron, A. R.
Street and W. M. McFadden; and the
entire State would share in the felicity of
such a programme. Vote for every one
The Express says that Reel B. Terry is
not familiar with the wants of this por
tion of the Sixth Congressional District,
because, we presume, he does not reside
in Los Angeles county. He has as much
knowledge of our wants as General Van
dever, who has only occasionally paid
a visit to this city. Reel has this advan
tage over his competitor: He would
make an active and energetic representa
tive, and not sit in his seat like an oyster,
or cast his vote to compel the farmers to
pay an enormous tax on jute sacks, as
The Supreme Judges.
The Democracy of California has put
forward for Chief Justice of the Supreme
Court of the State, Niles Searles, a Judge
ripe in the accumulated experience of
years and in the fruits of profound re
search in all legal lore during the greater
number of these years. He has been
already well tried as a judge, and he
wears his ermine spotless of the least
blame. He is backed by nearly the
whole bar of the State, irrespective of
politics and will be elected by an im
mense majority. With him on the Su
preme bench will sit the magnificent
young judge, Jeremiah Sullivan. While
Judge Sullivan is comparatively a young
man as meie years go, he is old in ex
perience in the trying and responsible
position of judge. He has served the
City and County of San Francisco with
a singular ability and integrity. His
endorsement at the hands of the electors
of this State will be phenomenal.
Vote, for them and thus defeat the
machinations of a vile conspiracy backed
by a ring of plutocrats who would elect
pliant tools to do their will. Vote for the
friends of the people, the incorruptible
champions cf the laws.
A gentleman from San Francisco as
seures us that the Republican managers
in San Francisco have an unlimited sup
ply of coin for election purposes, and
that no doubt exists that the Chinese
Companies contributed liberally towards
the Harrison "soap" fund.
The County Judges.
Hons. H. K. S. O'Melveny, A. W.
Hutton and W. T. Kendrick have been
named tor the very responsible office of
Superior Judges of this county. Judge
O'Melveny and Mr. Kendrick will give
their opponents a hard race, from the
fact that their candidacy is endorsed by
the Prohibition movement. This would
naturally make them the beneficiaries of
the large vote known to belong to
that rather narrow but very earnest
organization. Judge Hutton really
stands in the very first rank of the
Los Angeles bar. He has the support of
almost the entire bar of the county.
Such an endorsement is about the great
est honor that could be conferred on a
lawyer: It shows that Judge Hutton is
kuown in his learned profession as a
thoroughly sound lawyer, and as not only
a fair, but as a perfectly just judge. With
such men on the bench, vice will hide
her head in fear and virtue will go abroad
safe in the darkness of midnight as in
the open day. Vote for them all!
Banbury and his friends will make
nothing by attacking the veracity and
honesty of a man like Col. Hewitt, who
never went back on his word or a friend.
Charley Dunsmoor has monkeyed
with this registration as he did with the
last. Now, as then, many a man en
titled to vote has been euchred out of his
right by this prize Republican trickster.
He has not the high sense of the rights
of his fellow citizens that a man in his
position ought to have. The voter ought
to sit on him. We know we are employ
ing slang, but it just suits such a small
change, thimble-rigging politician. How
long would it be before his opponent, II
8. Parcels, would be found trying to
chouse his fellow citizens oat of their
rights to vote?
Reel B. Terry.
Reel B. Terry, of Fresno, has in the
past few weeks become one of the best,
known figures in South California. He
has made his canvass from the north lim
its of San Benito and Monterey to the
furthest outpost south at San Diogo. He
has made a rattling canvass, he has
filled up his meetings tt the sev
eral points where he has touched
in delivering luminous and logical
speeches on tho issues of the campaign.
All who hear him bear witness to his
force, ability, and to the urbanity of his
manners and the finish of his rhetoric.
In all parts of the district there is tbe
utmost confidence awakened in Mr.
Terry's ability and integrity. He stands
before the electors of the district as a
standard bearer in all respects worthy of
the great party which has put him for
ward, and worthy to represent this im
perial section in the halls of Congress.
The voters of this district will emphati
cally bear their testimony to his worth
when they approach the polls to choose
the Representative of 70,000 free Ameri
can electors. Reel B. Terry will be their
The campaign closed to-day has been
marked by a lack of personal abuse,
above any in the memory of any living
voter. In one instance in this county
there has been a departure from this rule.
The friends of Mr. Davis have gone out
of their way to vilify Mr. Venable with
trumped up lies. The charges made
against Mr. Venable should be lodged at
the door of the County Clerk and County
Auditor. Mr. Venitble cannot draw war
rants for any man's salary. When some
one suggested to Venable to carry tho
war into Africa on Mr. Davis and offered
to furnish material for the siege, Mr.
Venable, like the chivalrous gentlemen
he is, said "No! If I cannot succeed on
my own merits, I will not succeed on the
demerits of my opponent." l.et no voter
be misled by any lying tales about Ven
able. He is among the best known men
of tliiß section, and those who know him
honor him. Vote for him sure.
The betting in New York yesterday
was 1100 to T BO that Cleveland would
carry that State. Here money went
begging yesterday for even bets on
No one who looked upon the throng
ing thousands who marched in the
Democratic procession in San Francisco
Friday night, who saw the splendors of
a spectacle never approached for scenic
completeness on the Pacific Coast, who
witnessed the streets filled chock-a-block
by applauding myriads for a distance of
five miles, who heard the thundering ac
claims of the marchers and noted the
universal response from the on-lookers,
can doubt that San Francisco to-day will
roll up a tremendous majority for Cleve
land and Thurman, and San Francisco
merely reflects the sentiment of the
whole of California. Everywhere in this
State the masses are responding to the
keynotes set by Cleveland, and in this
they are only keeping in line with the
whole people of the United States.
Itrfir bsk men who wish to see business
go bowling along all over the Union to
morrow will vote for Cleveland to-day.
U. S. Parcels.
H. S. Parcels, who aspires to serve the
county in the capacity of Clerk.He is one of
the very best office men in the State. He is
as firm as a rock for the right under all
possible circumstances. Tried and true ,
Mr. Parcels has never failed in a trust.
He is a Democrat, staunch and unswerv
ing. He is dyed in the wool and does
not know how to change.' He is a man
of high character andrrf powerful will.
Citizens of all political complex
ions will know that with Mr.
Parcel;* in office their rights will be in
violate. Under him there will be no
party tricks to deprive the citizen of his
heaven-born rights. There will be no
citizen disfranchised by the unfair action
of Mr. Parcels, for the reason that he
could not do a dishonorable act. Vote
for him for Clerk and thus put the stigma,
of a fitting rebuke on that bitter partisan
ship which would crookedly serve its
party at the expense of 'fair play and
in violation of all the sacred rights of
American citizenship. Vote for him !
Every Democrat should go to the polls
to-day with the solid consciousness that
Cleveland and Thurman will be the next
President and Vice-President of the
United States. Not all the graveyard
whistling of the Republicans can conceal
the fact that their plan of campaign has
been a flat failure; that it has been
repudiated by the Republican Senate;
that the false notes of Blame make no
echoes in the masses, and that Harri
son is rushing forward to overwhelming
defeat. The more intelligent Republicans
recognize their defeat, and to-day they
are only fighting for Congressmen and
Beel B. Terry, the Democratic can
didate for Congress in this district, is
young, able, energetic and ambitious.
He would be a pillar of strength to thiß
section in Washington. Vote for him
and get your neighbor to vote for him.
In the Second District, Mr. A. Osthoff
is the candidate for Supervisor. He is
of this city, and will make a most
popular run for the office to which he is
to be elected. Bis official term will be
marked by painstaking care and ener
getic efforts for the benefit of his con
stituents. In the Fourth District, J. W.
Venable has been renominated. Mo
official in this er any other county has
developed more interest or more intelli
gence in serving the people than Mr.
Venable has. He has never faltered in
his devotion to public interest, but has
performed all his duties no matter at
what cost to himself. His record is the
best argument to put before the people,
and it will re-elect him.
In the Fifth District, George Bassonett
is the candidate. He is a man thoroughly
known in the section be wishes to repre
sent, and he is honored as widely as he
is known. The interests of the lower
end of the county could not be placed in
better hands. Vote for them.
Any one who wishes to know what the
meaning of the word "boomerang" is
has only to think of the Murchison letter.
It has solidified the Irish vote fer tbe
Democratic ticket and knocked over both
Blame and Pat Ford at one blow. And
yet there are Republicans insane enough
to think that a circumstance which
enabled Cleveland to do the most
spirited thing since President Pierce
packed the .British Minister Crampton
home has made votes for Harrison. This
is the strabismic view of politics.
Ron. J. R. Dupuy.
Hon. J. R. Dupuy is out for the very
responsible office of District Attornoy.
Judge Dupuy is a man who stands high
at the Los Angeles bar. He is known
among lawyers as a gentleman and as a
sound lawyer. He is at present filling
the office very acceptably to the people,
and in coming out to succeed himself he
appears with a clean record in all re
epects, with the confidence of the gentle
men of his profession, and with the high
esteem of the judges before whom he
practices. Those who wish to see an
important office carefully, ably and con
scientiously filled will vote for Judge
Dupuy. Like the Judgeships, the office
of District Attorney ought to rise a step
above mere politics in the minds of the
people. The fittest man, the ablest law
yer should fill the place. Vote for him !
The Pacijir Opinion came out yester
day with an able vindication of Colonel
E. E. Hewitt from the aspersions of Ban
bury's friends. The editors of that
paper are Prohibitionists, but at the same
time they are honest men.
Twelve million freeman speak to-day !
Register their choice and let it rule the
There is certainly cause for serious
alarm about the way in which the Great
Register has been manipulated. Here
is a set of three names, all of which were
registered on the same day and at the
same time: George Stagg, Dem., Wm.
A. Nichols, Dem., and P. Z. Anderson,
Rep. The Republican name appears on
the printed register, the Democratic
names do not. What are we to think of
this kind of thing but that partisan fraud
has got its work in on the Great Register ?
Be si re to go to your right polling
places. The city is re-districted.
T. E. Rowan.
What a really splendid array of talent
the> Democracy of the county has put
forward for the local offices] At the
head stands a man known to almost
every voter in the county. Tommy
Kowan'sisone of those rare personalis
ties which impresses with the utmost
favor all who come within the reach of
its magic spell. Urbane in manner, able
in executive functions, faithful in every
trust ever reposed in him, he will sweep
the county and clean his opponent out of
sight. Vote for him!
Vote for the two judges of the Supreme
Court, and defy the friends of corruption.
John L. McCoy and S. H. Finley.
John L. McCoy and S. H, Finley are
candidates respectively for the office of
Coroner and Surveyor. Both are men
well qualified for the place they aspire
to. Mr. McCoy is well known in this
city, and in business he has a reputation
second to that of no man. He is ener
getic, of the highest integrity, a man
of ability and of honor, he will make a
good officer. Mr. Finley is a resident
of Santa Ana, where he goes for a well
qualified man professionally, and one of
Mr. Finley has the backing of a great
mass of the Republicans of his neigh
borhood who prefer him to his Repub
lican opponent. Vote for them.
Vote early. The moral effect of a
good Democratic ballot plumped in in
the early morning hours is great.
City and Township Officers.
For the somewhat less responsible, but
still highly important office of Justice of
the Peace, tho Democracy are asked to
vote for Colonel O. H. Violet, P.
B. Lock wood, William Crawford, Charles
Roberts and R. J. Dominguez. They
are men of high standing and
esteem in the community. They
will fulfill, with credit to the party
and safety to the people, the duties to de
volve upon them in their official rapacity.
Vote for them.
Voters must bear in mind that the
polls open at (i o'clock in the morning
and close at 7 o'clock in the evening.
Don't overlook the fact that bogus
tickets are being circulated which, while
professing to be Democratic ballots, do
not contain the name of Judge Sullivan,
the Democratic nominee for Associate
Justice of the Supreme Court. The at
tempt to stab Judge Sullivan will be
made in many ways. Ostensible Demo
crats have been hired to do this dirty
job. See that Judge Jeremiah Sullivan's
name is on your ticket, Democrats.
1 Vote your ticket straight, and rebuke
those who seek to control the election by
a corrupt use of coin.
Whenever you hear Republicans ex
pressing heart-sickness over election
frauds in Arkansas, Louisiana or any
other Southern State, you may reason
ably conclude that they are either pre
paring for or actually committing frauds
in Missouri, Indiana, Ohio or New York.
It is tie old dodge of the thief crying
"Stop thief!" —[St. Louis Republic,
France and Germany are tolerably good
sized countries, but neither of them con
tains 181,419,639 acres. This specific
number of acres is mentioned because it
is the number given away by Bepublican
congresses to favored corporations, who
are expected to do what they can in re
turn, now that two of the Congressmen
have been nominated by tbe Republican
party for President and Vice-President.—
[Bangor Commercial, Dem.
A. Mysterious Murder in the
HOME AND FOREIGN NEWS.
Two More Explosions Recorded and
Another Seminary Fire.
I Associated Press Dispatches to the Herald. |
Philadelphia, November 4. —A very
mysterious shooting affair which will in
all likelihood cause the death of Mrs.
Rettie Stockes, rosiding at No. 3319
Greenwich street, occurred to-night.
Early in the evening .three shots were
heard in the house, and an officer, upon
investigation, found that a Cuban named
Fred Raimos had shot Mrs. Stockes three
times.two of the bullets taking effect in her
face and the third one in one of her lungs.
The officer arrested Raimos, but only
succeeded in doing so after the prisoner
had fired a shot and bad been clubbed
into insensibility. Both Mrs. Stockes
and Raimos were takeu to the hospital
where the former is dying and the latter
either feigning or is actually unconscious.
Net the slightest clue as to the motive of
tbe crime can be learned, as the woman,
by reason of the wounds in her face is
unable to talk, and the prisoner is like
wise silent. Mrs. Stockes has a seven
year-old child and lived with her huß
band in the house where she received
her wounds. Her husband, who returned
to the house shortly after the affair, can
throw no light on it.
Blsmnrrk Asks to be Retired-Lon
Vienna, November 5. —The Sunday
Gazette declares that Prince Bismarck
has asked Emperor William to relieve
him of a great portion of his duties, and
to appoint his eon in his place.
AN OLD MAN'S GRIEF.
London, November 5. — Florence-
Toole, daughter of John L. Toole, the
comedian, died yesterday. She wag
the last of his children, and her death
has completely prostrated the veteran
TROUBLE IN FORMOSA.
British and German gunboats have
bee a ordered to Formosa to protect tho
interests of foreigners there. A rebellion
has broken out among the Chinese
residents against excessive taxation.
Advices from Shanghai state that the
King of Corea has demanded the re
moval of the Chinese resident Minister
THE WURTEMBURG SCANDAL.
A dispatch to the Daily News from
Nice in regard to the Wurtemburg scan
dal says the King's councillor, Jackson,
whose appointment at a modest salary
was sanctioned by the Wurtemburg
Cabinet, is wrongly confounded with
the other American favorites of
the King; that Jackson is sur
rounded with none of the luxury dis
played by the others, and that he had
nothing to do with their introduction.
THE WEST AFFAIR.
With reference to the Sackville-West
affair, the Standard says: The real griev
ance is not the letter written by Lord
Sackville, but his verbal explanation of
it. It will, however, surprise the people of
England to be told tbat when Lord Salis
bury asked for an accurate statement of
what Lord Sackville really said, the
American Minister was unable to furnish
the desired information, and immediately
after, and before Lord Salisbury was
enabled to act, Lord Sackville leceived
Tho St. Petersburg correspondent of
the Daily Telegraph says: General
Gourko has sent a telegram to the Min
ister of the Interior, announcing that he
has discovered the existence of a
revolutionary society in Poland, with
numerous branches. Many mem
bers have been arrested in
cluding a number of students, a magis
trate and several Government officials,
all of whom are in prison at Warsaw.
The society has issued a manifesto re
gretting the failure of the recent attack
on the life of the Czar at Kutais, and
threatening a repetition of the attempt.
IT WAS DYNAMITE.
Seventeen Miners the Victims of
their Own Mistake.
Lock Haven, Pa., November s.—An
inquest was held this afternoon by the
Coroner of this county on the bodies of
seventeen victims of the Kettle Creek
mine explosion. The testimony of wit
nesses shows that dynamite caused the
explosion, but no blame attaches to any
one except the miners themselves. The
scene at the mines was heartrending
when the Coroner and Jury reached the
place. The mines were but recently
opened and are located in a desolate
spot near the town of Renovo. Several
of the bodies will be buried there
to-morrow and others will be sent to dif
ferent points for interment.
A Factory Wrecked by an Ex
Chicago, November 5. — A 5-story
building, forming part of the Chicago Re
fining Company's establishment on the
river bank near Twelfth street, was
wrecked to-night by an explosion in the
starch drying rooms. Contrary to the
first reports, only one man, Magnus
Hammel, was in the strftture. He was
fatally injured. The lo3s on the build
ing, contents and freight cars is in the
vicinity of $15,000.
Another nine Explosion.
Trinidad, Col., November s.—An ex
plosion occurred in the Clarkville coal
mine 5 o'clock this morning. Two min
ers were killed and the mine badly
wrecked. The bodies have not yet been
dugout. The explosion is thought to
have been caused by natural gas coming
from the earth into the mine.
Osrden Union Depot.
Ogdkn, Utah, November s.—The cor
nerstone of the new union depot was laid
this afternoon with imposing ceremonies.
Large excursions from all parts of the
territory arrived here, including officers
and members of the Masonic Grand
Lodge, and infantry from Fort Douglas.
No Clothes, Bat Thank Heaven for
Meridan, Miss., November s.—Satur
day night, the female seminary of Spring
Hill College burned. The girls narrowly
escaped with their lives, and lost their
San Luis Oißisro, November 6.—Tbe
City Council this evening passed a reso
lution granting the right-of-way through
the city to the Southern Pacific road.